In Memoriam

  • Paul McKay, Oceanographer

    Paul McKay, Oceanographer

    James Paul McKay, AE 94, of New Orleans, on Nov. 5. In an obituary printed in the New Orleans Advocate, he was described as “the kindest man on earth,” who “fly-fished streams in the Smoky Mountains, ate mussels in Paris, sunburned in Bora Bora, produced plays in Atlanta and second-lined every chance he got.” McKay more

  • Richard A. Parks, Artist and Ornithologist

    Richard A. Parks, Artist and Ornithologist

    Richard A. Parks, Arch 43, of Atlanta, on Dec. 14. Naval officer, World War II. At the time of his death, he was the resident artist and last living charter member of the Georgia Ornithological Society. Parks was also a member of the Atlanta Bird Club, the American Ornithologist’s Union, the Wilson Ornithological Society, the more

  • James Robert McClure, Businessman

    James Robert McClure, Businessman

    James Robert McClure, IM 51, of LaGrange, Ga., on Nov. 3. McClure served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army as part of the first unit stationed in Germany under NATO, defending the bridges across the Rhine River. In civilian life, McClure owned and operated the McClure Cigar and Candy Company, a division of more

  • Bernard J. Dvorscak, Aviator

    Bernard J. Dvorscak, Aviator

    Bernard J. Dvorscak, AE 55, of Atlanta, on Sept. 21. Before enrolling at Georgia Tech, Dvorscak enlisted in the Navy’s V-5 Flight Training Program; he was stationed aboard numerous aircraft carriers, flew the F4U-4 and the Banshee Fighter, and was a member of the Navy’s first operational jet fighter squadron. At Tech, he was a more

  • In Memoriam, Vol. 90, No. 1

    In Memoriam, Vol. 90, No. 1

    1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s 1930s James Lanier Doom, Arch 36, of Black Mountain, N.C., on Oct. 24. Architect, Robert & Company. Minister and consultant, Presbyterian Church. Ivey O. Drewry, ME 39, of Huntsville, Ala., on Dec. 3. Army (Brig. Gen., Bronze Star), WWII. John R. Neves Jr., IM 39, of Ellijay, Ga., on Oct. 26. more